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Dance at University of Washington - Seattle Campus

If you are interested in studying dance, you may want to check out the program at University of Washington - Seattle Campus. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

UW Seattle is located in Seattle, Washington and has a total student population of 47,576. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 34 students received a bachelor's degree in dance from UW Seattle.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Dance section at the bottom of this page.

UW Seattle Dance Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Dance
  • Master’s Degree in Dance

UW Seattle Dance Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks dance programs across the country. The following shows how UW Seattle performed in these rankings.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The dance major at UW Seattle is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Dance. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Dance Bachelor’s Degree Schools 11
Best Dance Bachelor’s Degree Schools 12
Most Popular Dance Schools 12
Most Focused Dance Schools 149

In 2019, 3 students received their master’s degree in dance from UW Seattle. This makes it the #23 most popular school for dance master’s degree candidates in the country.

Dance Student Demographics at UW Seattle

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the dance majors at University of Washington - Seattle Campus.

UW Seattle Dance Bachelor’s Program

85% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 15% of dance bachelor's degrees went to men and 85% went to women. The typical dance bachelor's degree program is made up of only 12% men. So male students are more repesented at UW Seattle since its program graduates 2% more men than average.

UW Seattle Gender Breakdown of Dance Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 53% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in dance at UW Seattle are white. This is below average for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 3% more racial-ethnic minorities in its dance bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Washington - Seattle Campus with a bachelor's in dance.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Dance Majors at University of Washington - Seattle Campus
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 7
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 18
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

UW Seattle Dance Master’s Program

100% Women
The dance program at UW Seattle awarded 3 master's degrees in 2018-2019. About 0% of these degrees went to men with the other 100% going to women.

UW Seattle Gender Breakdown of Dance Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a dance master's degree from UW Seattle, 100% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Washington - Seattle Campus with a master's in dance.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Dance Majors at University of Washington - Seattle Campus
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 3
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

UW Seattle also has a doctoral program available in dance. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Dance Grads May Go Into

A degree in dance can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for WA, the home state for University of Washington - Seattle Campus.

Occupation Jobs in WA Average Salary in WA
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 1,930 $67,430

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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